Ahead of the weekend’s presidential election almost all Nigerians — about 90% – felt that the West African country, home to more than 200-million people and some of SA’s biggest companies, had lost its way.  

A cursory glance at the fiscal and economic data tells you the main reason for this gloom-ridden sentiment: about four in 10 people live below the poverty line. That is about 90-million people, enough to stoke widespread discontent in Africa’s biggest oil producer. ..

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